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Chicago's irish Legion
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This thoroughly documented, comprehensive regimental history describes the battles and movements of Chicago’s Irish Catholic Volunteer Regiment in the Western campaigns of the Civil War from the regiment’s 1862 formation through its discharge in June 1865.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Book Title
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  1. Copyright
  2. p. iv
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  1. Contents
  2. p. vii
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  1. Illustrations
  2. p. ix
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-4
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  1. 1. The Raising of the Irish Legion
  2. pp. 5-29
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  1. 2. Attention from Two Generals
  2. pp. 30-48
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  1. 3. Life on “One Cracker a Day”
  2. pp. 49-63
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  1. 4. The Father of Waters Unvexed
  2. pp. 64-85
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  1. 5. The March to Chattanooga
  2. pp. 86-96
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  1. 6. The Battle of Chattanooga
  2. pp. 97-116
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  1. Gallery
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  1. 7. The Winter of Their Discontent
  2. pp. 117-129
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  1. 8. The Atlanta Campaign: Approach to Atlanta
  2. pp. 130-144
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  1. 9. The Atlanta Campaign: Battles around Atlanta
  2. pp. 145-160
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  1. 10. Hazen’s Summer Camp and a Stern Chase
  2. pp. 161-168
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  1. 11. An Armed Picnic
  2. pp. 169-176
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  1. 12. The Handsomest Thing I Have Seen in This War
  2. pp. 177-190
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  1. 13. Rocking the Cradle of Secession
  2. pp. 191-203
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  1. 14. Hail Columbia, Happy Land
  2. pp. 204-209
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  1. 15. Leaving the Cradle
  2. pp. 210-215
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  1. 16. Touring Tarheel Country
  2. pp. 216-226
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  1. 17. Like the Lords of the World
  2. pp. 227-236
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 237-243
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  1. Appendix 1: Muster Roll Summary
  2. pp. 244-246
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  1. Appendix 2: Regimental Roster
  2. pp. 247-258
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. 259-260
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 261-286
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 287-296
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 297-306
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  1. Author Bio
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  1. Back Cover
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